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A Better Way to Work

BCG was number 10 on Fortune's “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list in 2019—a reflection of our commitment to the career sustainability and satisfaction of our employees.

At BCG, we believe that innovation can only thrive in an organizational culture of openness, flexibility, and mutual respect—where all ideas are heard regardless of tenure and where people are supported to pursue a path that’s right for them.

Mental Health Awareness

It's important to focus on one’s own mental health and wellbeing to live a happy and successful life. Hear from BCGers on how they manage stress and anxiety while finding happiness in their work and personal lives.

Predictability, Teaming, and Open Communication

Working at BCG means working differently. We seek a better way to manage case work, and helping our consultants sustain longer, more satisfying careers is a constant objective.

To reach this goal, we created a global program we call PTO (Predictability, Teaming, and Open Communication).

What is PTO?

Led by an experienced BCG facilitator, PTO provides a forum for sharing each team member’s progress and needs and establishes a detailed roadmap—from launch to completion—for every project. The roadmap includes transparent working norms, priorities, and a collectively agreed-on time-off goal for each team member, so that low-value work doesn’t consume your high-value personal and professional time.

PTO helps you:

  • BUILD an understanding of how to manage complex projects
  • CONNECT deeply with colleagues and clients
  • GROW skills needed to advance, such as teamwork and leadership

The Impact of PTO

BCGers report exceptional improvements in both personal satisfaction and project performance after adopting PTO:

  • An average 35% increase in teamwork and collaboration
  • A 35% increase in value delivered to clients
  • A 100% increase in team effectiveness

Over the past decade, we’ve continued to evolve the program. Hear from PTO’s founder, Leslie Perlow, on how PTO has improved the way BCG’s teams work, learn, and drive client value—and learn from BCGers about strategies toward career sustainability

A Roadmap for Sharing Your Goals, Progress, and Needs

A Roadmap for Sharing Your Goals, Progress, and Needs

A Dual Career Household

A Peek at Life in Tokyo

A Glimpse into Working in Greece

The Importance of Work-Life Balance

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